Ed Beatty

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Ed Beatty
No. 54, 68, 57, 56
Born: (1932-04-06)April 6, 1932
Clarksdale, Mississippi
Died: June 7, 2008(2008-06-07) (aged 76)
Tiptonville, Tennessee
Career information
Position(s) Center
College Ole Miss
NFL draft 1954 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
(by the Los Angeles Rams)
Career history
As player
1955–1956 San Francisco 49ers
1957–1961 Pittsburgh Steelers
1961 Washington Redskins
Career stats

Edward Marshall Beatty Jr. (April 6, 1932 – June 7, 2008) was an American football center who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins, the San Francisco 49ers, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at the University of Mississippi and was drafted in the first round of the 1954 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams. Beatty was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, practiced dentistry after his playing days were over and died in Tiptonville, Tennessee where he lived.[1]